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Utility software
Manages, maintains, and controls computer resources better than an operating system alone.
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Cloud computing technology
Used to download apps from the Internet on a central computer server.
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Apps
Mobile software applications.
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URL
Uniform Resource Locator or the address of a website.
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Hyperlink
A link from one hypertext to another location.
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Web browser
Used for researching items on the Internet.
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Application software
Productivity programs or end-user programs for completing computer tasks.
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Operating system
Supports a computer's hardware
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DOS
A systems software for managing a computer.
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Systems software
Used for running a computer's hardware and programs.
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The two main types of software:
Systems and application
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Hardware
The physical aspects of a computer.
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Software
The program or data a computer reads in order to complete a task.
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Flashcard Content Overview

If you have created a presentation in a program like Microsoft PowerPoint, you might not have thought too much about how it works. When you start your presentation, you will notice there is already templates setup for you. However, you can change colors, fonts, text sizes, and import pictures pretty quickly. You also have the ability to attach audio with almost just a click of a button. Could you imagine if you did not have these functions that made it easy to edit?

In this flashcard set, you will learn about the differences between systems software that is needed for managing the hardware of a computer and application software. Application software allows you to use programs like Microsoft PowerPoint to complete tasks.

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Software
The program or data a computer reads in order to complete a task.
Hardware
The physical aspects of a computer.
The two main types of software:
Systems and application
Systems software
Used for running a computer's hardware and programs.
DOS
A systems software for managing a computer.
Operating system
Supports a computer's hardware
Application software
Productivity programs or end-user programs for completing computer tasks.
Web browser
Used for researching items on the Internet.
Hyperlink
A link from one hypertext to another location.
URL
Uniform Resource Locator or the address of a website.
Apps
Mobile software applications.
Cloud computing technology
Used to download apps from the Internet on a central computer server.
Utility software
Manages, maintains, and controls computer resources better than an operating system alone.
An antivirus program
Used to defend a computer against viruses and programs from potential threats to the computer's software and hardware.
Virus
A harmful computer program that can duplicate itself, often without the knowledge of the user.
Device driver
Controls devices such as printers and scanners in order for them to work correctly.
BIOS
A type of firmware.
Notepad
An application software.
Smartphones
Cell phones that run software programs on them.
Browser
Used to view websites.
Word processing software
Used to create and edit text documents.
Presentation software
Used for creating presentations that contain slides.
Spreadsheet software
A document containing grids for working with numbers and formulas.
Database software
Used to organize and analyze data.
Workgroup applications
Used for working together with people using applications such as electronic conferencing, scheduling, and coordinating.
Enterprise software
Applications with shared access with multiple people throughout the company.
Computer network
Used for sharing resources among multiple computers.

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